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The Great Structures in Architecture : From Antiquity to by F. P. Escrig

By F. P. Escrig

Beginning in antiquity and completing within the Baroque, this booklet presents an entire research of important works of structure from a structural point of view. A distinct architect and educational, the author?’s hugely illustrated exploration will let readers to higher comprehend the monuments, catch up with to them and to discover whether or not they might be conserved or converted. Contents: Stones Resting on Empty area; the discovery of the Dome; The putting Dome; The Ribbed Dome; A Planified Revenge - lower than the Shadow of Brunelleschi; The Century of the nice Architects; The Omnipresent Sinan; Even additional; the precise symbioses form-function within the excessive Baroque structure; Scenographical structure of the 18th century; The digital structure of the Renaissance and the Baroque.

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Constructions of Female Homoeroticism in Early Modern Drama by D. Walen

By D. Walen

Structures of girl Homoeroticism in Early sleek Drama explores textual representations of affection and hope among lady characters in a few performs written among 1580 and 1660. The paintings argues that playwrights of past due 16th- and early seventeenth-century England famous and built richly various tropes of girl homoerotic hope. This e-book analyzes an important physique of dramatic texts, many pointed out for the 1st time, that show the best way playwrights conceived of hope among girls, together with Philaster, Hymen's Triumph, The Lover's depression, The uncertain inheritor, A Christian Turn'd Turk, Orgula, and others.

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Fracture and Failure of Natural Building Stones by Stavros K. (Ed.) Kourkoulis, Stavros K. Kourkoulis

By Stavros K. (Ed.) Kourkoulis, Stavros K. Kourkoulis

The recovery and conservation of stone monuments is a classy multi-disciplinary activity and the selections eventually reached needs to be according to an organization and precise wisdom of the mechanical behaviour of either the real fabrics and the bogus stones. during this quantity scientists from varied disciplines (Structural Engineers, Archaeologists, Architects, Chemical Engineers, Geologists) current their event and their medical paintings in development about the houses of a chain of stones which have been used for the erection of a few of an important stone monuments of the overseas cultural background and are used this present day for substitution of lacking components or of entirety of broken ones. therefore it really is obvious that the amount can be a truly useful gizmo within the palms of a wide number of scientists operating within the box of the construction fabrics of historical monuments: It bargains with the topic globally and it comprises unpublished study effects about the fabrics which are used or can be used for the conservation of the overseas cultural background.

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Bridge detailing guide by M. Soubry

By M. Soubry

The united kingdom highways bridge inventory is showing sturdiness difficulties. whereas there are numerous factors of decay, the various difficulties are attributed to terrible detailing and a scarcity of appreciation of buildability via designers. there are lots of resources of recommendation on bridge detailing however the recommendation is never amassed jointly. such a lot to be had expert details comes as recommendation incidental to specific tasks or topics. The "bridge detailing advisor" offers information for engineers and technicians engaged within the guidance and improvement of info for road and lodging bridges, subways, culverts and conserving partitions. The consultant concentrates at the detailing concerns that stick to conceptual and analytical layout. It additionally covers a few layout concerns, resembling entry in the course of and after development and CDM specifications, as a result of their direct relevance to the detailing degree. The advisor explores uncomplicated ideas, that experience proved to be trustworthy in daily use, when it comes to sturdiness and simplicity of development, inspection, upkeep and service. The advisor is meant as a reside record and may be revised and prolonged because of suggestions via the undefined. a proper suggestions strategy is, consequently, incorporated. A CD-ROM can also be supplied with the file. This holds the "details" in CAD structure. This advisor is key studying for specialists, contractors, bridge proprietors and their conserving brokers. it's going to be of direct use to trainee engineers,

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Building Materials, Third Edition by S.K. Duggal

By S.K. Duggal

This publication highlights: mechanical and actual homes of assorted fabrics with emphasis on power and sturdiness; impression of varied components on those houses; factors of defects, their prevention and treatments; and, trying out strategies of fabrics. This version comprises: fabrics adjustments in chapters facing cement, concrete, lime and so on; up-to-date checking out approaches; a number of revision of information and substitutions; and, clever and composite fabrics as a separate bankruptcy. The e-book could function a via textual content for undergraduate scholars of civil engineering, structure and building expertise. working towards engineers, architects and contractors might additionally locate it a important reference resource.

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Concrete Building Pathology by Susan Macdonald

By Susan Macdonald

Книга Concrete development Pathology Concrete development PathologyКниги Строительство Автор: Susan Macdonald Год издания: 2002 Формат: pdf Издат.:Wiley-Blackwell Страниц: 328 Размер: 3,6 ISBN: 0632052511 Язык: Английский0 (голосов: zero) Оценка:This ebook bargains with the analysis, diagnosis and service matters linked to concrete buildings.Since the patenting and next large-scale manufacture of recent cement, within the 19th century, concrete has develop into essentially the most widespread building fabrics on the planet. these desirous about development pathology now have to comprehend difficulties particularly with regards to concrete and to spot acceptable equipment of fix and remediation.

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Creative Model Construction in Scientists and Students: The by John Clement

By John Clement

How do scientists use analogies and different strategies to damage clear of outdated theories and generate new ones? This e-book files such tools in the course of the research of video tapes of scientifically proficient specialists pondering aloud whereas engaged on unexpected difficulties. a few facets of inventive medical pondering are tricky to provide an explanation for, similar to the ability of analogies, using actual instinct, and the enigmatic skill to profit from notion experiments. The e-book examines the speculation that those approaches are in response to imagistic psychological simulation as an underlying mechanism. this enables the research of perception ( Aha! ) episodes of inventive idea formation. complicated tactics tested comprise really good retaining differences, Gedanken experiments, and altered degrees of divergence in considering. pupil interviews are used to teach that scholars have typical skills for lots of of those easy reasoning and version building techniques and that this has very important implications for increasing tutorial theories of conceptual switch and inquiry.

"I regard this paintings because the so much entire account ever tried to teach how imagistic, analogic, and sensory-motor representations perform artistic thinking."

Professor Ryan Tweney

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Transonic aerodynamics by L. Pamela Cook

By L. Pamela Cook

This quantity provides effects, views and case stories for the remedy of difficulties coming up in transonic aerodynamics, the research of the aerodynamics of flight at speeds close to the rate of sound. details at the triple deck concept and the transonic zone rule is usually offered.

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